Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 42 degrees but wind chill values between 15 and 25, with a west wind 17 to 22 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 19. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 44. We’re expecting 1 to 2 inches of rain on Saturday, with a southeast wind 13 to 17 miles per hour and a high temperature near 54 degrees.

The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the town’s monthly police, justice court and code enforcement reports, a possible RV park in Calverton, potential changes to the town code regarding agritourism, a summer job fair and the Peconic Riverfront cleanup at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

The Southampton Town Board will discuss the procedure for Change of Zone applications and updates and requests from the Peconic Estuary Program at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on Sea-TV’s YouTube channel.

The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on Community Preservation Fund acquisitions at its 6 p.m. regular meeting tonight. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.

• The Greenport Village Board will hold public hearings on lowering the speed limit throughout the village to 25 miles per hour, on a Wetland Permit application for a retaining wall at 2050 Manhanset Avenue, and on amending the village’s noise and assembly codes at its 6 p.m. work session this evening. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.

“Strictly Murder,” a World War II-era thriller from prolific playwright, screenwriter and producer Brian Clemens, continues this evening for the final weekend of its three-week run at the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue. Here’s More Info.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

March 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:27 a.m., 8:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:35 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Greenport: 9:04 a.m., 9:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:49 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:59 a.m., 9:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:26 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:33 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:21 a.m., 7:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:30 a.m., 6:01 p.m.

March 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:06 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:14 a.m., 8:25 p.m.
Greenport: 9:43 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:34 a.m., 10:54 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:38 a.m., 9:49 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:05 a.m.,11:16 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:12 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:07 a.m., 8:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:16 a.m., 6:44 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

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Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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